dessert

  1. Eleanor Rose

    Modern Rugelach

    (Pinterest) According to Jewish Cooking in America by Joan Nathan, "There is no other Jewish sweet that has gone more mainstream than rugelach.” I’m not sure if that’s true, but here’s a recipe in case you want to try it. "Rugelach--Elsie Waldman's Recipe" 1 cake yeast 1 cup commercial sour...
  2. Eleanor Rose

    Modern Pumpkin Mousse

    (Just A Pinch) Spiced pumpkin mousse with layers of snow-white whipped cream create a perfect dessert for the winter holidays. Top it off with some chocolate shavings for an impressive presentation. Pumpkin Mousse Ingredients: 5 large egg yolks 1 c. sugar 3 1/2 c. heavy cream 15 oz. canned...
  3. Eleanor Rose

    Authentic Ginger Drop Cakes with Butterscotch Sauce

    This sticky toffee pudding with more than a hint of gingerbread is a wonderful holiday treat, especially with plentiful butterscotch sauce added on top. Grandma Baum’s Ginger Drop Cakes Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup sour...
  4. Eleanor Rose

    Modern No-Churn Gingerbread Ice Cream

    Thanksgiving is gingerbread time at my house and this dessert offers a nice alternative for folks who don't enjoy pumpkin pie. Of course, who doesn't love pumpkin pie? No-Churn Gingerbread Ice Cream Ingredients: 2 cups heavy whipping cream 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme 3 tablespoons...
  5. Anna Elizabeth Henry

    Modern Apple-Cinnamon Buckle with Streusel

    With apples in abundance at this time of year, I thought I would post this yummy apple dessert I tried recently from Taste of the South. Ingredients - STREUSEL 1¼ cups all-purpose flour ½ cup firmly packed dark brown sugar ½ cup chopped walnuts 1½ teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon finely...
  6. Eleanor Rose

    History Rum Raisin Apple Brown Betty

    (Vintage Kitchen) I grew up enjoying the dessert called Apple Brown Betty, a comfort dish of baked sliced apples with brown sugar under a crust of baked and buttery bread. It’s a cute name, but there's likely more to the story. It appears Betty wasn’t just some generic lady dressed in an...
  7. Anna Elizabeth Henry

    History Crepe Suzette

    For all those wondering if I fell completely off the face of the earth - I had to take a break from the Forum from work related overload along with loads of other non-work related stress. However, it seems life has settled down and everything has become far more manageable. Now, on to the...
  8. Eleanor Rose

    Modern Chocolate Fondue

    Pinterest Looking for a love drug or aphrodisiac? Well look no further than chocolate fondue. Nothing is more romantic when you want to impress your sweetie! Chocolate Fondue: Ingredients: 1 cup heavy whipping cream (reserve 1/4 cup to thin if the fondue begins to thicken) 1 pound...
  9. Anna Elizabeth Henry

    History Croquembouche

    This past Sunday while watching Victoria on PBS I discovered this towering dessert called croquembouche. Popular in France for weddings and other festive occasions, a croquembouche is a dramatic tower of cream puffs which are stuffed with pastry cream and then held together with caramel and...
  10. Anna Elizabeth Henry

    Modern Moist & Tender Apple Cake

    Here's a quick and simple recipe for a yummy apple cake that is great when you have an excess of apples this fall. You can change up the spices to create a different flavor to suit your taste buds. I often use pumpkin pie spice mix instead of just the cinnamon. Ingredients - 1 cup...
  11. Anna Elizabeth Henry

    Modern Princess Diana's Bread & Butter Pudding

    As today is the 20th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, I thought I'd share a recipe of her favorite dessert. She wasn't much for sweets or eating rich meals as she enjoyed salads, salmon and indulged in lamb on special occasions. But her very favorite sweet treat was bread...
  12. Anna Elizabeth Henry

    History Knickerbocker Glory Sundae

    Not knowing where exactly to put this as it's not period in the sense that it's from the mid-19th century or before, but given this variety of ice cream sundae first became popular in the 1920's , so I decided to mark it 'history'. As for what kind of sundae it is, well it's a popular British...


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